"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
The Palestinian leadership has promised swift elections to replace President Yasser Arafat.
They welcomed comments from US President George W Bush
The wave of religious violence sweeping the Netherlands has seen another mosque in the south of the country torched. Police say they are assuming it
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, and most Gulf Arab states have begun celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month
There was relative calm at Yasser Arafat’s gravesite today, a day after he was laid to rest amid chaotic scenes. A service marking the start of the
As the assault on Fallujah enters its sixth day US Marines say they have control of 80 per cent of the Iraqi city. They believe that their job will
Eight years in prison – that is the sentence an Italian prosecutor is urging a court to impose on the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
After earlier chaotic scenes of anguished grief a sombre calm hung over Yasser Arafat’s burial site during the night in the West Bank city of
Officials in Paris say they have proof that some of its citizens were raped during recent unrest in Ivory Coast, and they are promising to pursue
Georgia has told Russia not to meddle in its internal affairs after Moscow threatened it would defend its interests in Georgia’s separatist Abkhazia
Police in the Netherlands are appealing for calm as they investigate what they believe is the latest in a spate of arson attacks against religious
Over 1,000 insurgent fighters have been killed during the American military offensive in Fallujah, according to the Iraqi Security Minister